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University of Wisconsin-Superior

The University of Wisconsin-Superior combines with Michigan Technological University to offer 3-2 degrees in engineering or forestry. Closer to campus, students can cross the western part of Lake Superior to study at the University of Minnesota-Duluth or stick around to get into the much sought after education and art/fine arts classes.

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The University of Wisconsin-Superior combines with Michigan Technological University to offer 3-2 degrees in engineering or forestry. Closer to campus, students can cross the western part of Lake Superior to study at the University of Minnesota-Duluth or stick around to get into the much sought after education and art/fine arts classes.

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The University of Wisconsin-Superior is an energetic comprehensive university that engages its 2,880 students through more than 26 undergraduate fields of study and seven graduate programs.

A challenging academic environment offers one-on-one contact with professors, innovative academic programs, numerous research and performance opportunities, and first-rate facilities. Students also learn off campus through internships, academic service-learning, and campus volunteering opportunities. Programs in global studies on campus and abroad prepare students for their roles in the world economy.

Many students complete degrees from their homes through UW-Superior's Distance Learning Center. Community members can advance their careers through the Center for Continuing Education/Extension.

A wide range of offerings in the performing arts, community activities, and NCAA Division III athletics makes the university an important resource for northwestern Wisconsin.

UW-Superior offers a friendly and inclusive campus environment. The university is located in a metro area that provides jobs, internships and entertainment, yet it's only minutes away from majestic Lake Superior and the recreational opportunities of the north woods.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 2,527
Gender 40% Male / 60% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 80% Full Time / 20% Part Time
Geography 54% In State / 46% Out of State / 6% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 37% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 83%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
International 6%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Housing deposit due : Jul 1. Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

26% of students live on-campus.

72% of freshman live on-campus.

3% of female students live in sororities.

  • Apartments for Married Students
  • Apartments for Single Students
  • Coed Dorms
  • Housing Offered
  • Special Housing for Disabled Students
  • Wellness Housing

Activities

Student Publications: The Stinger

  • Dance
  • Government or Political Activity
  • International Student Organization
  • Literary Magazine
  • Radio Station
  • Student Newspaper
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Musical Theater
  • Music Ensembles
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Sororities
  • Drama/Theater
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center pre-admission summer program reduced course load remedial instruction study skills assistance tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, dorms, libraries, student center dorms wired for access to campus-wide network dorms wired for high speed internet connections student web hosting available wireless network available computer repair service available on campus
  • Counseling Services: alcohol/substance abuse counseling chaplain/spiritual director career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling health services minority students services on-campus daycare personal counseling adult (re-entering) student services/programs veteran's counselor women's services economically disadvantaged students services placement services for graduates
  • Facilities: observatory, lake superior national estuarine research reserve, research vessel on lake superior
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cooperative education cross-registration double major dual enrollment of high school students english as a second language (esl) visiting/exchange student program external degree program independent study internships liberal arts/career combination student-designed major teacher certification
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Speech Communication and Rhetoric (12%), Business Administration and Management (11%), Elementary Education and Teaching (9%), Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (9%), Biology/Biological Sciences (6%), Social Work (6%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

Job Opportunities:

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.
Artists and Related Workers, All Other
All artists and related workers not listed separately.

A program that focuses on the general study and interpretation of the past, including the gathering, recording, synthesizing and criticizing of evidence and theories about past events. Includes instruction in historiography; historical research methods; studies of specific periods, issues and cultures; and applications to areas such as historic preservation, public policy, and records administration.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Historians
Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.
History Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in human history and historiography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of music and the performing arts. Includes instruction in music, dance, and other performing arts media.

Job Opportunities:

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.
Musicians and Singers
Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

Associates

Any single instructional program in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities not listed above.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

Job Opportunities:

Accountants and Auditors
Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.
Budget Analysts
Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.
Credit Analysts
Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decision making.
Financial Examiners
Enforce or ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions. May examine, verify, or authenticate records.
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
Determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that prepares individuals to plan, administer, and coordinate physical transportation operations, networks, and systems. Includes instruction in transportation systems and technologies; traffic logistics and engineering; multi- and intermodal transportation systems; regional integration; facilities design and construction; transportation planning and finance; demand analysis and forecasting; carrier management; behavioral issues; transportation policy and law; intelligent systems; and applications to aviation, maritime, rail, and highway facilities and systems.

Job Opportunities:

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through grade eight, depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all elementary education subject matter.

Job Opportunities:

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.

A program that prepares individuals to teach physical education programs and/or to coach sports at various educational levels.

Job Opportunities:

Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.
Coaches and Scouts
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category.
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.

Bachelor's

A program that is either a general synthesis of one or more of the biological and physical sciences, or a specialization which draws from the biological and physical sciences.

Job Opportunities:

Natural Sciences Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Any instructional program in multi/interdisciplinary studies not listed above.

A program that focuses on the concept of sustainability from an interdisciplinary perspective. Includes instruction in sustainable development, environmental policies, ethics, ecology, landscape architecture, city and regional planning, economics, natural resources, sociology, and anthropology.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

Job Opportunities:

Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Marriage and Family Therapists
Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders.
Counselors, All Other
All counselors not listed separately.
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.
Healthcare Social Workers
Provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family care givers, providing patient education and counseling, and making referrals for other services. May also provide care and case management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare.
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.
Social Workers, All Other
All social workers not listed separately.
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
Provide social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole. Make recommendations for actions involving formulation of rehabilitation plan and treatment of offender, including conditional release and education and employment stipulations.
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in social work. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

Job Opportunities:

Natural Sciences Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.
Biological Scientists, All Other
All biological scientists not listed separately.
Life Scientists, All Other
All life scientists not listed separately.
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

Job Opportunities:

Natural Sciences Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.
Chemists
Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge.
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to the chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances. Work may include instruction in the methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

A general program that focuses on computing, computer science, and information science and systems. Such programs are undifferentiated as to title and content and are not to be confused with specific programs in computer science, information science, or related support services.

Job Opportunities:

Computer and Information Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Computer and Information Research Scientists
Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.
Computer Systems Analysts
Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
Database Administrators
Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.
Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Computer Occupations, All Other
All computer occupations not listed separately.
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in computer science. May specialize in a field of computer science, such as the design and function of computers or operations and research analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

Job Opportunities:

Natural Sciences Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.
Mathematicians
Conduct research in fundamental mathematics or in application of mathematical techniques to science, management, and other fields. Solve problems in various fields using mathematical methods.
Statisticians
Develop or apply mathematical or statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information. May specialize in fields such as bio-statistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, or economic statistics. Includes mathematical and survey statisticians.
Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other
All mathematical scientists not listed separately.
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to mathematical concepts, statistics, and actuarial science and to the application of original and standardized mathematical techniques in solving specific problems and situations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Bachelor's

A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Economists
Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. May collect and process economic and statistical data using sampling techniques and econometric methods.
Survey Researchers
Plan, develop, or conduct surveys. May analyze and interpret the meaning of survey data, determine survey objectives, or suggest or test question wording. Includes social scientists who primarily design questionnaires or supervise survey teams.
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in economics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Political Scientists
Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision-making, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that focuses on the general study of human social behavior and social institutions using any of the methodologies common to the social sciences and/or history, or an undifferentiated program of study in the social sciences.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other
All social scientists and related workers not listed separately.
Social Science Research Assistants
Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research. May help prepare findings for publication and assist in laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management.
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other
All postsecondary social sciences teachers not listed separately.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Sociologists
Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in sociology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that focuses on the scientific, humanistic, and critical study of human communication in a variety of formats, media, and contexts. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of interpersonal, group, organizational, professional, and intercultural communication; speaking and listening; verbal and nonverbal interaction; rhetorical theory and criticism; performance studies; argumentation and persuasion; technologically mediated communication; popular culture; and various contextual applications.

Job Opportunities:

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Radio and Television Announcers
Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio or television. May announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests.
Public Address System and Other Announcers
Make announcements over public address system at sporting or other public events. May act as master of ceremonies or disc jockey at weddings, parties, clubs, or other gathering places.
Public Relations Specialists
Engage in promoting or creating an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communications media.
Writers and Authors
Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material.

Administration & Faculty

Chancellor Renee Wachter
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 132
Student : Faculty Ratio 16 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 50 : 50
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 46
Tenure Track Faculty 37
No Status Faculty 16
International Faculty 5

AP Test Credit Information

Test Name Minimum Score Equivalent Course (s) Credits
AP Art History 3.0 Art 289 3.0
AP Art History 5.0 ART 221 4.0
AP Biology 3.0 Biology 130 4.0
AP Biology 4.0 Biology 130 & 132 8.0
AP Calculus AB 3.0 Mathematics 240 4.0
AP Calculus BC 3.0 Mathematics 240, 241 8.0
AP Chemistry 3.0 Chemistry 105 5.0
AP Chemistry 5.0 Chemistry 105 & 106 9.0
AP Chinese Language and Culture 3.0 Chinese 101 3.0
AP Chinese Language and Culture 4.0 Chinese 101, 102 6.0
AP Comparative Government and Politics 3.0 Political Science 101 3.0
AP Computer Science A 3.0 Computer Science 189 3.0
AP Computer Science A 4.0 Computer Science/ Computer Information Systems 201 3.0
AP English Language and Composition 3.0 WRIT 101 3.0
AP English Literature and Composition 3.0 WRIT 101 3.0
AP Environmental Science 3.0 Biology 100 and elective 3.0
AP European History 3.0 History 230 or 231 3.0
AP French Language and Culture 3.0 French 101 3.0
AP French Language and Culture 4.0 French 101, 102 6.0
AP German Language and Culture 3.0 German 101 3.0
AP German Language and Culture 4.0 German 101, 102 6.0
AP Human Geography 3.0 Geography 102 3.0
AP Italian Language and Culture 3.0 Foreign Language Elective 3.0
AP Italian Language and Culture 4.0 Foreign Language Elective 6.0
AP Latin 3.0 General Elective 3.0
AP Macroeconomics 3.0 Economics 251 3.0
AP Microeconomics 3.0 Economics 250 3.0
AP Music Theory 3.0 Music 171, 173 4.0
AP Music Theory 4.0 Music 171, 172, 173, 174 8.0
AP Physics B 3.0 Physics 107 4.0
AP Physics B 4.0 Physics 107,108 8.0
AP Psychology 3.0 Psychology Elective 3.0
AP Psychology 4.0 Psychology 101 3.0
AP Spanish Language and Culture 3.0 Spanish 101 3.0
AP Spanish Language and Culture 4.0 Spanish 101, 102 6.0
AP Statistics 3.0 Mathematics 130 4.0
AP United States Government and Politics 3.0 Political Science 150 3.0
AP United States History 3.0 History 151 or 152 3.0
AP World History 3.0 History 111 3.0

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 44/100
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Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 89.3% accepted of 941 applications

71% of students graduated in the top half of their class.
28% of students graduated in the top quarter of their class.
12% of students graduated in the top tenth of their class.

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite19 - 24
English18 - 24
Math18 - 24
 

Admission Considerations

Important: Class Rank, Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Standardized Test Scores, Academic GPA

Also Considered: Work Experience, Racial Ethnic Status, Recommendations, Talent Ability, Volunteer Work, Alumni Relation, Application Essay, Character Personal Qualities, Extracurricular Activities, First Generation College Student, Geographical Residence, Interview

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
Social Studies 3 4
English 4 0
Math 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 0 2
Academic Electives 4 0

Other Application Information: SAT or ACT

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $11,565 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $9,319
$30K-$48K $10,237
$48K-$75K $13,977
$75K-$110K $16,107
$110K+ $16,473

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $6,535, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $6,535 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,411 Same as On-Campus
Housing $5,780 $6,590
Books $800 $800
Total (before financial aid) $14,526 $15,336

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,108 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,411 Same as On-Campus
Housing $5,780 $6,590
Books $800 $800
Total (before financial aid) $22,099 $22,909

Students Receiving Aid

68% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 63% $5,541
Federal Scholarships/Grants 38% $4,068
Institutional Grants 24% $4,267
Other Federal Grants 24% $608
Other Loans 13% $6,193
Pell Grants 37% $3,861
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 24% $1,962
Student Loans 65% $6,586

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.uwsuper.edu/finaid/index.cfm.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.uwsuper.edu/cost/results.cfm.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

13% of students graduated on time.

41% of students graduated in six years.

66% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Athletics

Athletics

University of Wisconsin-Superior participates in the NCAA Division III for college athletics.

Sport Contact
Ice Hockey Dan Stauber (Get recruited )
Soccer Joe Mooney (Get recruited )
Baseball Nick Bursik (Get recruited )
Basketball Paul Eberhardt (Get recruited )
Sport Coach
Volleyball Lynne Deadrick (Get recruited )
Softball Roger Plachta (Get recruited )
Basketball Don Mulhern (Get recruited )
Soccer Melissa Hanson (Get recruited )
Golf Roger Plachta (Get recruited )
Ice Hockey Dan Stauber (Get recruited )

Rankings

U.S. News & World Report

#33 Regional Universities Midwest Top Public Rankings
#38 Regional Universities Overall Score
#92 Regional Universities
#99 Regional Universities Midwest Rankings

Washington Monthly

#70 Master's Universities - Research Expenditures Rank
#112 Master's Universities - Graduation Rate Rank
#167 Master's Universities - Bachelor's to PhD Rank
#185 Master's Universities - Overall Rank
#299 Master's Universities - Peace Corps Rank
#310 Master's Universities - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#312 Master's Universities - Community Service Participation Rank
#347 Master's Universities - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#387 Master's Universities - ROTC Rank
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